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Undefeated Staples takes down top seeded Trinity in a late night thriller

Undefeated Staples takes down top seeded Trinity in a late night thriller

Jacob Navarro ’20

January 27, 2020

March madness came early as captain Jake Thaw ’20 and the Staples Wreckers took down Trinity 66-59 on Jan. 10 to pick up their seventh win.    The Wreckers took an early lead as they were up 15 after the first quarter. Lucas Basich ’21 led the Wreckers with 23 points while connecting on...

Staples basketball continues their undefeated season as they improve to 7-0

Staples basketball continues their undefeated season as they improve to 7-0
Staples Boys' Basketball game

Carson Kranz '21

January 27, 2020

After a huge win for the Staples boys varsity team the Wreckers are now 7-0 and playing with fire. The game took place on Friday Jan. 10 and the stands were packed for the 66-59 win over the best team in the state.

Missed opportunities haunt Wreckers in 6-1 loss

Missed opportunities haunt Wreckers in 6-1 loss
Missed opportunities haunt Wreckers in 6-1 loss

Ethan Frank '20 and Jake Navarro '20

January 27, 2020

Darien -- The Staples Wreckers boys’ hockey team fell 6-1 to Division I New Canaan on Wednesday, Jan. 8. The Wreckers, a Division III team, held their own for a period and a half before the train came off the rails.  After matching a New Canaan goal with 6:55 left in the first period on a shot by Owen...

Wreckers pick up road win, remain undefeated

Wreckers pick up road win, remain undefeated

Jacob Greenberger '22

January 10, 2020

The Wreckers maintained their undefeated season and improved their record to 6-0 on Jan. 7 with a statement win of 70-58 against the previously undefeated Danbury Hatters. Coming off of momentous wins against Westhill and Central, the Wreckers needed a big performance from their team in just their second game of...

Wreckers rout Weston in second game of season

Wreckers rout Weston in second game of season

Jackson Lev ’20 and Adam Greenlee '20

January 5, 2020

The Staples boys’ basketball team showed out in their second game of the season against Weston with a commanding 72-49 win.      On Monday, Dec. 23 the Wreckers took on the Trojans in their first home game of the season. Coming off a 63-50 win against Joel Barlow the week before, the Wreckers looked to have another dominant team win — and that’s exactly what they...

Annual Thanksgiving game fosters spirit

Annual Thanksgiving game fosters spirit

Remy Teltser ’21 and Chelsea Strober ’21

December 3, 2019

Field hockey team advances to next round in states

Field hockey team advances to next round in states

November 15, 2019

The Staples girls’ field hockey team beat New Milford 4-1 in the first round of states on Nov. 13 at Ginny Parker Field. The Wreckers came into the tournament as the fourth seed while the Green Wave was the 13th seed. Jess Leon ’22 started the momentum of the game for the Wreckers. The Wreckers...

Staples field hockey shares FCIAC championship victory with Darien

Staples field hockey shares FCIAC championship victory with Darien

Kylie Cohen '20, Staff Writer

November 8, 2019

The Staples girls’ field hockey team tied Darien 0-0 in the FCIAC championship game on Nov. 7.    The game went into sudden-death double overtime before the referees called it a draw.    “They’re both very good teams and they should have let them keep playing,” Justin Honig ’21 sai...

Pep-rally fails to celebrate winter and fall sports

Pep-rally fails to celebrate winter and fall sports

Marina Engler '21, Staff Writer

November 7, 2019

The annual pep-rally before homecoming packs the bleachers full of students ready to cheer on the fall sports teams. Among those in the stands are the winter and spring sports teams watching the fall teams perform on the field. Because the pep-rally initiates the homecoming football game, it makes sense t...

Staples girls’ soccer shuts out Westhill

Staples girls’ soccer shuts out Westhill

Carson Kranz '21

October 29, 2019

In a one sided match, the Staples girls’ soccer team shutout the visiting Westhill High School by a score of 7-0 on Wednesday, Oct. 23. Being senior day for Staples, they hoped to dominate and did nothing less in this shutout match. The result was helped by a stellar performance from captain Reese Sutter ’20, who had  4 assists.  Sta...

Separate locker rooms creates difficulty for Staples athletes

Separate locker rooms creates difficulty for Staples athletes

Jacob Greenberger '22, Staff Writer

October 22, 2019

Every day I rush to the locker room in a hurry, searching anxiously for a spot to change, hoping that I will be on time to practice. I sprint down the stairs and through the door, jealous of the football players casually strolling to their designated locker room, with the security of knowing they have a place to change.  A change to t...

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